“How much should my daughter be practicing?” and “what should we be working on?” are two of my most consistently frequently asked questions, both from readers writing in and from my own students. Since the off-season is the time when people seem to be the most unsure, here is a list of resources you can use as a training guide!
In this week’s video, I share with you my favorite demonstration that I use to explain to my athletes the reasons behind the things we do in the gym. This exercise will show your athletes how focusing on technical details and “the big picture” leads to much greater improvement than simply by “pushing harder”.
Medicine ball exercises are an essential training component for softball players because blend strength training with sport specific movements. In this week’s videos I explain the subtle differences in medicine ball exercise technique for softball pitching and hitting.
This week many athletes will be off or home from school. If you’re in the Northeast, you may even be stuck at home due to the impending winter storm. For athletes (and maybe parents) looking to stay fit over the holiday break, or maybe just hoping to burn some calories, I’ve put together a catalog …
In this week’s video I introduce a lower body strength training exercise that every athlete and trainer should be incorporating into their program. In the video, I explain the reasons you should be including it, as well as demonstrate alternatives and progressions for every level of athlete.
In my last post I answered a reader’s question about where power comes from in windmill pitching. As you can see, the answer is not a matter of opinion; there is a right and a wrong answer based on the laws of physics. If that’s the case, why are there so many varying pitching styles out there? I think I can answer that one for you as well.